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Strong's #0884 - בְּאֵר שֶׁבַע

Transliteration
Bᵉʼêr Shebaʻ
Phonetics
be-ayr' sheh'-bah
Root Word (Etymology)
from (H875) and (H7651) (in the sense of (H7650))
Parts of Speech
proper locative noun
TWOT
None
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'
  1. Beer-sheba = "well of the sevenfold oath"
    1. a city at the south edge of Israel
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (34)
Genesis 11
Joshua 2
Judges 1
1 Samuel 2
2 Samuel 5
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 3
Nehemiah 2
Amos 2
NAS (34)
Genesis 11
Joshua 2
Judges 1
1 Samuel 2
2 Samuel 5
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 3
Nehemiah 2
Amos 2
CSB (34)
Genesis 11
Joshua 2
Judges 1
1 Samuel 2
2 Samuel 5
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 3
Nehemiah 2
Amos 2
BSB (34)
Genesis 11
Joshua 2
Judges 1
1 Samuel 2
2 Samuel 5
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 3
Nehemiah 2
Amos 2
ESV (34)
Genesis 11
Joshua 2
Judges 1
1 Samuel 2
2 Samuel 5
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 3
Nehemiah 2
Amos 2
WEB (32)
Genesis 9
Joshua 2
Judges 1
1 Samuel 2
2 Samuel 5
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 3
Nehemiah 2
Amos 2
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 בְּאֵר שֶׁ֫בַע proper name, of a location Beersheba ( well of seven, explained Genesis 21:30,31as place of swearing by seven lambs, or, well of oath, see שְׁבֻעָה; compare same meaning otherwise derived Genesis 26:33) — בְּאֵר שֶׁבַע Genesis 26:33 13t., בְּאֵרשֶֿׁבַע Joshua 19:2; בְּאֵר שָׁ֑בַע Genesis 21:14 18t.; בְּאֵ֫רָה שֶׁבַע (ָ  ה locative) Genesis 46:1 — south from Hebron, according to Onomasticon approximately 20 miles Lag Onom. 103,234, 2nd ed. 138,248; modern Bîr- Esther -Seba, 12hours from Hebron Rob BR i. 204f. Survey iii. 394 Genesis 21:14,31,32,33; Genesis 22:19 (twice in verse); Genesis 26:23,33; Genesis 28:10; Genesis 46:1,5; Joshua 15:28; Joshua 19:2; Judges 20:1; 1 Samuel 3:20; 1 Samuel 8:2; 2 Samuel 17:11; 2 Samuel 24:7; 1 Kings 19:3; 2 Kings 12:2; 2 Kings 23:8; Amos 5:5; 1 Chronicles 4:28; 2 Chronicles 19:4; 24:1; Nehemiah 11:27,30; in phrase ׳מִדָּן וְעַדבּֿ from Dan to Beersheba (i.e. all the territory of Israel, see דָּן) Amos 8:14; Judges 20:1; 1 Samuel 3:20; 2 Samuel 3:10; 2 Samuel 17:11; 2 Samuel 24:2,15; 1 Kings 5:5, & (only Chronicles) מִבְּאֵר שֶׁבַעוְעַדדָּֿן from Beersheba to Dan 1 Chronicles 21:2; 2 Chronicles 30:5.


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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

בְּאֵר שֶׁבַע (“the well of the oath,” according to Genesis 21:31, 26:33 but see below[?]), [Beer-sheba], pr.n. of an ancient town situated on the southern border of Palestine (2 Samuel 24:7), whence the limits of the Holy Land are described, מִדּן עַד־בְּאֵר שֶׁבַע, Judges 20:1 the limits of the kingdom of Judah are said to be מִגֶּבַע עַד־בְּאֵר שֶׁבַע 2 Kings 23:8. At present Seetzen states that there are found there five or seven wells called Szabחa, with a valley of the same name (see Zach, Correspondenz, xvii. 141). [Robinson, i. 303.]


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List of Word Forms
שֶׁ֔בַע שֶׁ֖בַע שֶׁ֙בַע֙ שֶׁ֣בַע שֶׁ֥בַע שָּׁ֑בַע שָֽׁבַע׃ שָׁ֑בַע שבע שבע׃ šā·ḇa‘ šāḇa‘ še·ḇa‘ šeḇa‘ Shava Sheva
 
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